Posts Tagged: Writing

Ideas of March

Ideas of March is a great initiative from Chris Shiflett to resurrect the blog. I agree with Chris when he attributes the demise of blogging to the rise of Twitter. Personally I know there are many things I tweet that would have been the basis of a blog post in the past. You’d be forgivenContinue Reading ›

Plastic the Colour of Vaseline

My favourite author William Gibson is on Twitter. I love this tweet of his – it’s pure Gibson distilled to 137 characters: In Paris, I always imagine living in a doghouse-sized all-Muji garret. Tiny corrugated cardboard speakers. Plastic the color of Vaseline. — William Gibson (@GreatDismal) July 14, 2010

Be Positive, Not Negative

From the Kansas City Star Style Guide: Use short sentences. Use short first paragraphs. Use vigorous English. Be positive, not negative. The paper at which a young Ernest Hemingway started his career.

Project52 Problems

When I signed up to Project52 last year I felt that having had a recent resurgance in my blogging I would have no problems writing a post a week or more, but I’m sitting here in week one and can think of nothing to write. I don’t want to write quick link posts or embedContinue Reading ›


I’ve decided to sign-up for Project52 next year;  which according to the Project52 website is: A personal challenge geared toward getting fresh content on your website. The goal is to write at least 1 new article per week for 1 year. Because we all know what it‘s like to procrastinate on our content. A websiteContinue Reading ›